Class Timetables

Longfield hall, Camberwell, Clyde Hall & Christ Church Methodist, Croydon

 Alongside our termly classes, McAlpine Dance collaborates with Longfield Hall Trust in delivering many courses and workshops which are free to the local community. 

Class times

Clyde Hall, Croydon and Christ church Methodist, Croydon

Wednesdays Clyde Hall, Croydon
General Tap for Adults
09.30am – 10.25am
General Ballet for Adults
10.30am – 12.00pm
(with Alison Doubleday at the piano)

Classes at Christ Church Methodist 114, Lower Addiscombe Rd, Croydon

Start To Dance
4.00pm – 4.45pm
Primary In Dance
4.45pm – 5.30pm

Spring Term 2023

  Saturday 14th January - Friday 31st March

Half term Mon 13th - Sun 19th February


Class information


McAlpine Dance

We follow the Royal Academy of Dance method of training for ballet, regularly entering our students for exam sessions throughout the year.

Start To Dance

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall, Camberwell.

Mondays at Christ Church, Croydon.

Start To Dance is designed for the toddler to learn the basic movements through rhythmic exercises and story telling with the use of nursery rhymes and fun, musical extracts.

Pre Primary In Dance

Tuesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall, Camberwell.

Mondays at Christ Church Methodist, Croydon

This is appropriate for the 4 to 5 years.

Primary In Dance

Tuesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall, Camberwell.

 Mondays at Christ church Methodist, Croydon

This is appropriate for the 5 – 6 years
Grades 1 – 3 are appropriate for 7 year olds and above
Grades 4 – 8 age and ability to be assessed by the teacher.


Stage Club

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays – Longfield Hall, Camberwell

Stage Club incorporates tap and musical theatre dance (ISTD Tap and Modern). The class levels (1,2,3) correspond to the ISTD modern and tap – primary to grade 3. Children will also enjoy dancing together in non syllabus routines each week.

Contemporary/Lyric Jazz

Saturdays – Longfield Hall, Camberwell.

Our Saturday class includes core strength and stretching exercises as well as incorporating dance routines. This class is suitable for teenagers and adults.

Silver Swans  

Fridays – Longfield Hall, Camberwell.

Silver Swans  – this class is perfect for regaining confidence and love of dance as well as gaining strength and suppleness. Louisa is a Silver Swans licensed teacher through the RAD.  


Adult dance classes

Online Adult Ballet class

09.00 – 10.00 Fridays A gentle and invigorating start to the day. Louisa will send you the link when you enrol. Contact to enrol and get the link to the class.

If you are new to Zoom there is some “getting started” information here:

Tap dance

Wednesdays 09.30- Clyde Hall

Fridays 1.30 – Longfield Hall

Beginners and improvers are welcome to these classes. Feel fit while enjoying the dance routines which are often from the musicals we all love!

General  Ballet

Fridays 12.00 -1.15  – Longfield Hall , Wednesdays  10.30 -12.00 with pianist- Clyde Hall

All are welcome from beginners to those who have a basic knowledge of dance. Our adults enjoy a safe, inclusive space to rekindle the joy of dance

Advanced  Ballet 

Tuesdays 6.30 – 7.30pm classes are RAD syllabus based and are welcome to adults to join along with our students. Contact for more information.

Download full timetable of all  classes at Longfield Hall and Clyde Hall